Corrupted excel 2007 file assist

By abbasfattah ·
Hello, I recently reinstalled win 7 and forgot to back up a few files from my old desktop beforehand, I have used a data recovery tool to get the files but when I try to access them it says they are corrupt, I have tried the few things I can think of like changing the file extensions to various things, open excel in safe mode, excel open and repair.

Anyone have any suggestions or know of any programs to fix this? Could really do with getting into this file.


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Repair through free/paid tool

by johnfranklin1 In reply to Corrupted excel 2007 file ...

You may also apply some other free tools for recovery excel file. But in case they aren't effective, solution below probably might be effective

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It’s extremely unlikely that all your Excel files

by ericschweizer In reply to Corrupted excel 2007 file ...

and only your Excel files, will have become corrupted all of a sudden. It’s much more likely that there’s a problem with Excel itself. So here are a few steps you should take:
1. Make a backup of all important files (not just Excel),
2. Install Microsoft Excel Viewer or LibreOffice,
3. Try to open your files with the above software. If they open correctly, the problem is with Excel, in which case first try repairing it (through the “Programs” control panel). If that doesn’t help, search for the exact error on the internet and look for solutions, or come back to us with the extra information.
Good luck!

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couple things to do

by donaldreynolds In reply to Corrupted excel 2007 file ...

1st another version of ms excel, for example 2010
2nd check your backup
3rd third party solution

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Repair a corrupted excel 2007 file through methods

by social2 In reply to Corrupted excel 2007 file ...


There are several methods you can try to recover a corrupted excel file.
You can try to do using repair,HTML,copy data, XML and other possible methods etc.,
Kindly check the below URL to know more about these methods

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try it

by ericschweizer In reply to Corrupted excel 2007 file ...

check your pc to viruses
apply in-built solution
try to open your file with different versions of program

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Word Repair Tool

by Manuelbarnhill In reply to Corrupted excel 2007 file ...

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Repair damaged Excel files

by sabine4 In reply to Corrupted excel 2007 file ...

I have a corrupted excel file six months ago and I've used this tool to repair my spreadsheet in Excel 2010, this tool is really good for repair and recover mamaged excel files.

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